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RPF Constable Age Limit 2018

Indian Ministry of Railway is going to fill the post of Constable in Railway Protection Force. Application Form for the will be started online at the official website. to apply online candidates have to ensure his / her eligibility before filling the application form. There are various eligibility criteria for the selection of Constable in RPF. Here we are describing the what age limit should be to apply for the post of constable on RPF. Indian Ministry of Railway has set some age limit for various category to recruit the numerous posts in RPF. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India. Candidates can check complete details on RPF Constable Age Limit 2018 from below.

RPF Constable Age Limit 2018

Candidates applying for the post shall be advised to ensure that they fulfil all eligibility conditions prescribed for the post/examination. Admission of the candidates for the CBT for the posts notified would be on the basis of the information furnished by them in the ONLINE application. If at any stage of recruitment or thereafter, it is found that any information furnished by the candidate in his/her ONLINE application is false/incorrect or the candidate has suppressed any relevant information or the candidate otherwise does not satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post, his/her candidature will be cancelled forthwith.

Age Criteria

Category Educational Qualification Age
Min Max
Constable ( Executive) SSLC/Matric from a recognized Board. 18 25

Date of birth mentioned in 10th / Matriculation or equivalent certificate alone shall be acceptable. The lower and upper age limit indicated in the Employment Notice will be reckoned as on July 01, 2018.

The relaxation in upper age limit/maximum upper age for the following categories/ communities in the table below is applicable subject to submission of requisite certificates:

Category Age relaxation permissible beyond upper age limit
SC/ST Candidates 5 years
OBC – Non Creamy Layer candidates 3 years
Ex-servicemen candidates who have put in not less than 6 months continuous service after attestation. To the extent of service rendered in Armed Forces plus UR – 3 years, OBC-Non-creamy Layer – 6 years . SC/ST – 8 years
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 ( Unreserved) UR – 5 years OBC–Non-creamy layer – 8 years SC/ST – 10 years
Central Govt. employees (Unreserved) other than ex-servicemen who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular & continuous service on date of reckoning. UR – 5 years OBC–Non-creamy layer – 8 years SC/ST – 10 years
Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from husband but remarried UR – 2 years OBC- Non-creamy layer – 5 years. SC/ST – 7 years

Date of birth of candidates should be between the dates given below:(Both dates inclusive)

Age Group Upper limit of Date of Birth ( Not earlier than) Lower limit of Date of Birth ( Not later than)
UR OBC-Non Creamy Layer SC/ST For all category/category
18 to 25 July 02, 1993 July 02, 1990 July 02,  1988 July 01, 2000

Note: If a candidate is eligible for relaxation of age on more than one ground, he/she would be accorded the highest of the age relaxations (not cumulative) for which he/she is eligible.

No age relaxation is allowed to SC/ST/OBC-Non-creamy Layer (NCL) candidates applying against unreserved vacancies.

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